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Fri. Dec 13 Beloved comedian and actor Sinbad has been making audiences laugh for more than three decades.
A Jazz New Year's Eve: Branford MarsalisThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 31 Ring in 2020 in style when our always popular A Jazz New Year’s Eve returns to the Terrace Theater.
Washington Performing Arts: Kian SoltaniThe Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 22, 2020 He joins acclaimed pianist Julio Elizalde for a program that ranges from Beethoven’s spirited fifth cello sonata to Arvo Pärt’s mesmerizing Fratres.
Maz JobraniThe Kennedy Center
Fri. Jan 31, 2020 Iranian American comedian and actor Maz Jobrani returns to the Kennedy Center.
NSO Pops: Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix™ in ConcertThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1 Experience the film in HD on a giant screen with composer Nicholas Hooper’s score played live by the NSO.
Soul DivasSignature Theatre
Thru Nov. 23 Signature singers honor the celebrated chanteuses whose unbelievable voices lifted our spirits.
My Fair LadyThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 17, 2019 – Jan. 19, 2020 From Lincoln Center Theater comes “a sumptuous new production of the most perfect musical of all time” (Entertainment Weekly)
Washington Performing Arts: Damien SneedSixth & I
Sat. Dec 7 Pianist, organist, vocalist, conductor, composer, producer, arranger, and educator Damien Sneed does it all.
Step Afrika! Step XplosionStrathmore
Sun. Jan 12, 2020 Tracing step’s roots to the African American percussive traditions of patting juba, hambone, ring shout, and tap.
A Chorus LineSignature Theatre
Thru Jan. 4, 2020 This non-stop showcase with one of the largest casts in Signature history is the one singular sensation for the holiday season.
NSO Pops: Game ON!The Kennedy Center
Wed. Jan 8, 2020 Mesmerizing celebration of symphonic video game music in its world premiere.
Dave Koz & FriendsStrathmore
Mon. Dec 9 Koz and special guests bring the cheer like never before, performing fresh renditions of Christmas classics as well as a Hanukkah medley and hits from his catalog.
Judy Chicago—The End: A Meditation on Death and ExtinctionNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
National Philharmonic: Handel's MessiahStrathmore
Dec. 21 – 22
Choral Arts Society of Washington: A Family ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Tue. Dec 24
NSO: Handel's MessiahThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 19 – 22
WNO: The Magic FluteThe Kennedy Center
Nov. 22 – 23
A Christmas CarolFord's Theatre
Thru Jan. 1, 2020
The Washington Chorus: A Candlelight ChristmasThe Kennedy Center
Dec. 15 – 22
National Philharmonic: Holiday Singin' PopsStrathmore
Fri. Dec 6
Live DangerouslyNational Museum of Women in the Arts
Thru Jan. 20, 2020
NPO: Voices of Light, Silent film The Passion of Joan of Arc to Richard Einhorn's ScoreStrathmore
Sat. Nov 23
A Christmas CarolMulitz-Gudelsky Theatre Lab
Nov. 29 – Dec. 29
Rightfully Hers: American Women and the VoteNational Archives
Thru Jan. 3, 2021